Monday, March 8, 2021






Sheriff’s Deputies Need Help Identifying Holiday Inn Robbery Suspect

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The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance identifying a man who robbed the Holiday Inn Express located at 105 Leone Court near the...

Registered Sex Offender Sentenced To 30 Years In Federal Prison

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GREENSBORO – A Garner man who traveled to Alamance County to have sex with what he believed to be a 13-year-old girl was sentenced...

Man Sentenced To More Than 34 Years In Federal Prison

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NEW BERN – A High Point man was sentenced last week to 411 months in prison for conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery, two...

Dwayne Patterson To Resume Position As Director Of N.C. State Parks

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Dwayne Patterson will return to the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources as director of the state Division of Parks and Recreation beginning...

August 2020 – Johnston County Appointments

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Johnston County Commissioners approved the following board appointments during their August 2020 meeting: • Patricia Chisholm-Jones of Smithfield, William W. Massengill Jr. of Benson, and...

Town Of Garner Wins Honors For Financial Report For 31st Consecutive Year

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The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Town...

Man’s Prediction Comes True With $139,042 Lottery Win

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GARNER – On Sept. 12, William Lassiter’s prediction that he would one day win a Cash 5 jackpot came true to the tune of...

Wanted Person Surrenders After Standoff At Motel

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A man wanted on numerous charges was arrested following a standoff with the Johnston County Sheriff's Office. Deputies received a report 51 year-old Stephen Scott...

Garner Mayor’s 2021 State Of The Town Address

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Mayor Ken Marshburn has recorded the 2021 State of the Town address. It looks back on the challenges and successes of 2020, and outlines...

Benson Resident Graduates From BLET Program

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Seven individuals are among the most recent graduates of the Central Carolina Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training program. The graduates are Jessica R. Bowles...